Creston California

Creston News

                   October 17, 2017




the above photo was taken around 2007. The store changed owners in February of 2014 and then, again, on January 1st of 2016, with a few familiar faces behind the counter ! Excellent food and friendly service, plus a mini-market.  They have on hand some delicious cookies, and brownies (baked in house) ::::  check out the counter ! They also bake Pizza to order. I have had it and it is very tasty!

Creston Area  Calendar of Events

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THANK YOU  TO  THE  COUNTY  PUBLIC  WORKS DEPARTMENT  FOR  the beautiful job grading and resurfacing Adams and  3RD  STREET  and MORE !   THANK YOU TO  ALL THE RESIDENTS  WHO  CONTACTED  DEBBIE  ARNOLD  REQUESTING THAT  THIS  WORK  BE DONE  !     TODAY  it is finished - please thank Debbie if you can !

Did you know that there are free classes on the Third Saturday of each month through October for SOLAR COOKING CLASSES?  Held at the Davies Farm, hosted by Phyllis, located off of Buckley Road, at  5009 Jespersen Road. Follow the signs. Starts at 12:30 PM, runs til 2 PM, includes an interesting short film and food samples. Phyllis also has a great web site :::  and scroll down the left side to Solar Cooking. You can phone  458-1241 or  440-9346  for more details. I took this class in May and it was fantastic !

The Creston Advisory Body meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month inside the Church Sanctuary. Check out their web site for details  ( see my Contacts page ) and the Bulletin Board for the Agenda that is posted 3 days before their meeting. The agenda is also posted inside the local Library ! All sorts of reports are given, such as Police, Fire, District 5 - Debbie Arnold, etc. If you have any questions, check out their informative web site - the address is on my Links and Contacts page ( see button above ).


Tuesday Oct 17th   5 PM  - special screening of the National Geographic / PBS documentary  "Water and Power: a California Heist" inside the Creston Library from  5 - 6:30 PM. Light refreshments will be served. This documentary was first screened this past March on PBS, featuring interviews with local residents of both Creston and Shandon, and has recreations of historical situations regarding the Kern Water District. This documentary details the history of Water Districts Past and Present and is very profound. Having the background of this information will help to inform local residents regarding future water districts, particularly about Water Banking.

  Wednesday Oct. 18th  7 PM   Creston Advisory Body meeting at the Church Sanctuary on O'Donovan. The agenda will be posted two days prior to the meeting on their web site, at the Post Office, and inside the Library.

Thursday, October 19th -  Garden Club meeting - this will be a field trip to Windrose Farm here in Creston on El Pharo, off of Geneseo ( off of Creston Rd. ) meet at 12:30 at the Garden to CAR  POOL ! This club is  ALWAYS   LOOKING FOR  NEW  FACES  !   Please join us for an interesting seminar about  Biodynamics. the contact phone # and email addresses are on my Contacts/Links page - see button above !

Wrap up party at the Rodeo Grounds on Thursday the 19th at 7 PM  - this is always a fun night !

Saturday  Nov 18th  -  work day at the Garden

Sunday  Dec. 3rd  5:30 PM  --  Lighting of the Creston Christmas Tree in front of the OLD Sanctuary of the Creston Church, right on the corner of Adams St  and O'Donovan.

Sunday  Dec  17th  THE  CATCH  FUND   Christmas Dinner  Fund  Raiser   5 - 8 PM at the Community Center, fabulous Italian Dinner catered by  Phil's Catering - tickets are $45 per person. Fliers are posted downtown. Order your tickets by 12/8  by calling  Donna  at  610-1517. There will be a Silent Auction and a very Lively Dessert Auction.  These desserts are extremely high end and baked by local folks. Three or four years ago, I was the lucky winner ( highest bidder ! ) of an amazing, hand made BLACKOUT  CAKE !  I had never seen one, and it was presented on a gorgeous Cake Plate ( elevated ) which I absolutely  HAD  to have ! Wow ! Worth every dime ! Tickets are limited to the first  100  people who reserve a ticket. The food is always  excellent and the cheerful decorations are worth the effort ! Time to break out the clean clothes for the holidays !



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